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Record No: CB 119124    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119124
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/20/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125471
Title: AN ORDINANCE conditioning the Seattle Department of Transportation's 2018 grant applications.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ord_125471, 3. Affidavit of Publication


ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________


AN ORDINANCE conditioning the Seattle Department of Transportation’s 2018 grant applications.


WHEREAS, the Seattle Department of Transportation applies for a variety of state, federal, and other external funding grants to construct the transportation projects identified in the City’s Capital Improvement Plan; and

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to affirm support for large capital projects in advance of the Seattle Department of Transportation applying for external grants; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance does not direct or require that the Seattle Department of Transportation apply for specific grants; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance may be amended during 2018 to reflect emerging funding opportunities or capital priorities; NOW, THEREFORE,


Section 1. In 2018, the Seattle Department of Transportation is prohibited from applying for project grants of $5,000,000 or more of external funding, except for the projects authorized in Section 2 of this ordinance. This prohibition applies only to competitive grant programs.

Section 2. In 2018, the Seattle Department of Transportation is authorized to apply for grants for the following projects:

A.                     23rd Avenue Corridor Improvements (TC367420)

B.                     3rd Avenue Corridor Improvements (TC367370)

C.                     Accessible Mt. Baker Implementation (TC367800)

D.                     ADA Improvements - SDOT (TC367500)

E.                     Arterial Asphalt & Concrete Program Phase II (TC367740)

F.                     Bike Master Plan Implementation (TC366760)

G.                     Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Phase II (TC367450)

H.                     Bridge Seismic - Phase III (TC367300)

I.                     Center City Streetcar Connector (TC367210)

J.                     Freight Spot Improvement Program (TC365850)

K.                     Graham Street Station (TC367780)

L.                     Heavy Haul Corridor Program (TC367590)

M.                     Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit (TC367480)

N.                     Next Generation Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) (TC367430)

O.                     Northgate Bike and Pedestrian Improvements (TC367850)

P.                     Northgate Bridge and Cycle Track (TC367350)

Q.                     Pedestrian Master Plan - New Sidewalks (TC367600)

R.                     Pedestrian Master Plan - School Safety (TC367170)

S.                     Pedestrian Master Plan Implementation (TC367150)

T.                     Rainier/Jackson Multimodal Corridor (TC367770)

U.                     Roosevelt Multimodal Corridor (TC367380)

V.                     Transit Corridor Improvement (TC366860)

W.                     Vision Zero (TC367520)

Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2017, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2017.


President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.


Tim Burgess, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.


Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk